Southern Apple Tuna Salad

Southern Apple Tuna Salad

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"I grew up eating a similar tuna salad, I have since adjusted it to be a little healthier than before. The apples make it fresh and delicious! Serve on bread of your choice with lettuce. Yum!"


15 m servings 173 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 21.6 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 190 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir the tuna, olive oil, mayonnaise, apple, onion, relish, and dill together in a bowl until evenly mixed. Season with salt and pepper. You can serve immediately, though is tastes much better after being refrigerated overnight.
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  1. 30 Ratings


This is a very excellent tuna salad recipe and I have been making almost the exact recipe for many years! After slicing my apple off of the core, I dip in lemon juice to keep it from browning...

Very good. I've had apples in chicken salad but never in tuna--it worked! After making as written I found it a little dry for my taste, so I doubled the mayo and pickle relish. I just used a ...

This was a very good recipe. I did add a lot more mayo though because without it the recipe was way too dry.

Really great. I made it per the recipe. The pic shown has to have more than 1 T of mayo. Mine didn't look like that at all. But it was really good and I'm sure I'll make it again and again.

Great flavor, and love the added touch of the apples!! Added shredded carrot for extra color/flavor/texture. I was out of onion, so added onion powder/flakes, which I prefer any way for a smoot...

My husband absolutely loved it. Wasn't to sure about the apples in his tuna, but he said they added a nice crunch to the tuna salad. Thanks for the recipe!

Wonderful. Double the mayo and add 1/4 cup of pecans and it is perfection! Serve on toasted bread with lettuce and a thin slice of tomato.

This was surprisingly really good. I tend to like tuna the way I grew up on it & don't usually stray from that. But, I had a juicy apple sitting there and I thought "what the heck". Since I'm on...

This recipe saved me on a day when I was out of celery, and we liked it with the apple! I did add some slivered almonds for a little extra crunch.